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      Gallimard 1979 - Paris, aux éditions Gallimard, 1979 In 8, 178 pp. Broché à couvertures souples. Jaquette. Exemplaire en très bon état. Jaquette en bon état, un peu émoussée en bas du premier plat. Édition originale du service de presse (pas de grands papiers) avec un envoi de Cioran à André Brincourt, écrivain, critique littéraire. Belle provenance. Peu courant. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arnaud Mary]
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      1979 for Hamlyn.. 1979, image size 240 x 220 mm, 9½ x 8¾ inches, painted on same size Windsor and Newton board, Biro's name, address and telephone number stamped on reverse. The jolly brightly coloured image shows Willy Wonka leading the crowds through the gates towards the factory, behind him are Augustus Gloop and Veruca Salt, and at the rear Charlie and his Grandfather. This image occupies over a page in the abridged version of the story told in the Hamlyn Wonder Book of Modern Stories, pages 82-93. The water colour is in excellent condition and it is offered with a near Fine copy of the book in a near Fine DUSTWRAPPER, no inscriptions. Val Biro, author and artist, was born in Budapest in 1921 and came to England before the war to study art. He has illustrated many books for children, especially the Gumdrop series, and for adults. He also contributed artwork for many Pan paperback covers and dustjackets.. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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      1979. Fine. GINSBERG, Allen. OLD POND SONG. Cambridge, MA: The Firefly Press (1979). Signed and numbered edition of fity copies, of which this is no. 38. Photos by Rosalie Post in the text; tipped in photo of Ginsberg by Elsa Dorfman facing limitation page. Ex-library with internal markings. Fine elsewise. Scarce.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company ]
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      Ingmar Bergman, Faro, Sweden 1979 - FANNY AND ALEXANDER - A FILM FOR TELEVISION, by INGMAR BERGMAN. Translated (into English) by Alan Blair. ORIGINAL DRAFT SCREENPLAY for what BERGMAN INTENDED TO BE a FIVE HOUR, FOUR PART FILM for TELEVISION. The Draft is dated Faro (Sweden), 1979. Plastic Spiral Bound Screenplay, green paper and clear plastic covers, 8.25x11.75 inches, mimeographed or photocopied typescript, 235 pages plus 3 prelim pages (Title Page, Characters), pages printed on one side only. VERY GOOD condition, light toning and soiling to the page edges, overall tight, bright, clean and unmarked. A very nice copy. The full breadth and beauty of Ingmar Bergman's incredible film is only fully realized in the format he originally intended, the four part, five hour television film. This 1979 screenplay draft was the embodiment of that vision. However, Bergman was convinced to make a drastically cut version (3 hours versus 5 hours) for limited release in Europe in late 1982 so that the film would qualify for the Academy Awards. After the spliced and diced film finished its very limited European release, and after it won 4 academy awards (it was nominated for six), a 5 hour theatrical film was given limited European theatrical release. That five hour film was basically a spliced together version of the intended four part, five hour television film. Finally, also in 1983, the full four part, five hour television film was shown in Sweden (Fanny och Alexander) in the form Bergman originally intended. I do not believe that Bergman's preferred 5 hour version was ever filmed in English. His original intent was clearly to have the four part, five hour telefilm made and shown on television in both Sweden and the United States. Thus this 1979 English translated draft screenplay. But instead only the drastically shortened film version was ever released theatrically in the United States. That film was released in 1983, four years after this 1979 screenplay for television was looking for U.S. producers. This Original 1979 Draft Screenplay for the Full Four Part, Five Hour Television Film was sent to Super Agent Paul Kohner (long time agent for Ingmar Bergman and for many of Bergman's film stars). Paul Kohner's ownership label is on the title page, with his early phone number CRESTVIEW 1-5165. SCARCE. This 1979 INGMAR BERGMAN written SCREENPLAY for his original vision of a Five Hour, Four Part FILM for TELEVISION, is the only copy I have, and it is the only copy I have ever seen. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Pickwick Papers, Fore-Edge Painted

      Nottingham Court Press, 1979, Hardcover, Book Condition: near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: near Fine, reprint Edition. Size: 7¾" - 9¾" Tall, Heading: (Fore-edge Painting) Author: Dickens, Charles Title: The Pickwick Papers - with a fore-edge painting of a London street scene Place Published: London Publisher:Nottingham Court Press Date Published: 1979 Description: With a selection of hand-tinted illustrations after the originals. (Thick 8vo) full green morocco stamped in gilt, all edges gilt. Clamshell box. No. 17 of 25 copies thus bound from a total edition of 250. Reprinted from the first edition of 1837, limited Edition

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        CANTIGAS DE SANTA MARIA. Edición facsímil del CODICE T.I. 1 de la Biblioteca de San Lorenzo el Real de El Escorial, Siglo XIII. Volumen complementario que contiene: El Codice, por Matilde López Serrano. El Texto, por J. Filgueira Valverde, con un apéndice de R. Lorenzo Vázquez. Las Miniaturas, por J. Guerrero Lovillo. La Música, por J. Mª. LLoréns Cisteró

      - Madrid, EDILAN, 1979, 2 tomos de 50x35 cm., en plena piel edit. (ante) gofrada. Edición de 2000 ejemplares numerados. Monumental edición de las Cantigas de Santa María, de Alfonso X el Sabio, con la reproducción facsímile del códice "rico" T.I.1 de la Biblioteca de El Escorial (Madrid), primera mitad de la obra magna de Alfonso X el Sabio, iniciada hacia 1255. Una obra capital de la lírica medieval europea. El códice más bellamente ilustrado de toda la Edad Media española. El más completo y original cancionero de música popular antigua de Occidente, 1 h.+296 folios y 406 págs.+dos discos (uno en cada contratapa, metidos en dos sobres)

      [Bookseller: Fábula Libros (Librería Jiménez-Bravo)]
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        The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories.

      8vo., original cloth with dust wrapper. A near fine copy. First edition, signed by the author. Angela Carter was an English novelist, short story writer and journalist, known for her feminist, magical realism, and picaresque works. In 2008, The Times ranked Carter tenth in their list of "The 50 greatest British writers since 1945". All of the stories share a common theme of being closely based upon fairytales or folk tales. Angela Carter has stated: "My intention was not to do 'versions' or, as the American edition of the book said, horribly, 'adult' fairy tales, but to extract the latent content from the traditional stories." The anthology contains ten stories: "The Bloody Chamber", "The Courtship of Mr Lyon", "The Tiger's Bride", "Puss-in-Boots", "The Erl-King", "The Snow Child", "The Lady of the House of Love", "The Werewolf", "The Company of Wolves" and "Wolf-Alice".

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        Ein Jahr. Krefeld und Kampen, Galerie Peerlings, 1979. Mit 1 radierten Titel, 2 Bll. (Inhalt u. Gedichttexte), 16 signierten, nummerierten, datierten u. bezeichneten Orig.-Farbradierungen und 13 radierten Blättern mit Gedichttexten, 1 radierter u. nummerierter Druckvermerk. Folio. Lose in OHlwd.-Mappe u. OHalbleder-Kassette mit Rücken- u. VDeckelprägung (dieser gering angestaubt).

      1979 - Eines von 95 Exemplaren (GA 133). 12 der Farbradierungen zeigen Auen aus Angeln (Schleswig-Holstein) im Jahreslauf: Quernau I, Langballigau, Mündung der 'Au' in den Südensee, Munkbrarupau, Siegumau, Westenwattau, Lippingau I, Lippingau II, Sponsau, Mündung der 'Kielstau' in den Winderatter See, Steinbergau, Quernau II.- Die Gedichte v. A. Holz, N. Dauthendey, B. Brecht sowie aus dem alten China und Japan.- Buchbindearbeit: Christian Zwang, Hamburg.- Alle Radierungen mit Seidenhemdchen.- Gut erhalten. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Daniel Schramm e.K.]
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        Mayday - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      New York: Richard Marek Publishers. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1979. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. 1/4 Cloth. 0399900578 . A just about Fine first printing of the first edition, minor traces of foxing to top page edges in alike dust-jacket, minor edge wear. SIGNED by author Nelson DeMille on the title page; "Mayday" is the story of a supersonic passenger jet flying over the Pacific Ocean that's suddenly struck by an errant missile. Due to the effects of decompression and oxygen deprivation, all but a handful are incapacitated. Three unscathed survivors must attempt to land the plane .

      [Bookseller: Books Tell You Why]
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        Andy Warhol's Exposures

      Grosset & Dunlap, Inc., 1979 Very good in a very good dust jacket. INSCRIBED by Warhol with a picture on the title page. Comes in a ciustom-made collector's slipcase. Copyright 1979 stated on the copyright page with no mention of further printings, first edition. Book has slight sun fading at the top of the spine and edges of covers; small dent at top of front cover. Gift inscription on the verso of the front free endpaper. We will provide a certificate of authenticity for this item.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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        The Path to Power

      London: Harper Collins. FIRST EDITION. Original leather hardcover. Fine. SIGNED LIMITED FIRST EDITION, ONE OF ONLY 500 COPIES SIGNED BY MARGARET THATCHER. Beautiful deluxe first edition of Thatcher's memoirs, covering her early life up until her election as Prime Minister in 1979 (Part I) and her life immediately after her time in office (1990 through 1995). ("The Downing Street Years" are covered in her earlier 1993 memoir.) Illustrated with numerous photographs of Thatcher through the years. London: Harper Collins, 1995. Thick octavo, original full morocco with gilt spine lettering, all edges gilt; original slipcase. A FINE COPY. An elegant production.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy

      London: Arthur Barker Limited, 1979. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Near Fine, in a Very Good first issue dust jacket with advert for Capricorn One on the rear panel. Faint rubbing to cloth at spine ends, faint offsetting to end papers. The dust jacket shows light general wear, and light chipping at the corners and spine ends, and price of £4.95 intact. A handsome copy, rather rare in the first issue dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        L'art d'aimer. Mit 15 sign. Orig.-Graphiken (1 Lithographie, 1 Radierung und 13 Holzschnitten) von S. Dalí.

      Centre culturel de Paris . -, Paris 1979 - Oldr. mit RVerg. und eingefaßtem breiten blindgepr. Ldr.-Streifen auf dem Deckeln, Seidenmoirée-Innenspiegeln sowie GGoldschnitt, mit Orig.-Schuber. 56,5 : 39 cm. 1 von 44 arab. num. Exemplaren auf "Grand Vélin d'Arches", im Druckvermerk von Dalí signiert. - Radierung mit leichtem Abklatsch und an einer Ecke mont. Seidenpapier, Titellithographie in der unt. rechten Ecke mit kl. Bereibung, Schuber an den Kanten berieben und etw. eingerissen, sonst sauberes Exemplar.Michler/Löpsniger 1525-1538 d und 933 d. - Field 79-2. 1 of 44 arab. numb. copies on "Grand Vélin d'Arches", publisher's imprint signed by Dalí. - With 15 sign. orig. graphics (1 lithograph, 1 etching and 13 woodcuts) by S. Dalí. Orig. calf with gilt spine and broad calf inlay with blindstamped vignette on the coversand silk moiré pastedowns and gilt edges in orig. slipcase. - Etching with slight reserved impression and with fixed protective paper at lower right corner, title lithograph in the lower right corner with small rubbing, otherwise clean copy. 5700 g. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ketterer Kunst Hamburg GmbH]
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        Henri Cartier Bresson, Photographer: Special Edition Commemorating the Exhibition at the International Center of Photography, New York, November/December 1979

      Robert Delpire 1979 - First impression large format paperback in near fine condition signed and inscribed 'For Bruce tres cordialement 'Henri C B' by Cartier Bresson to blank endpage, no internal markings, pages clean, binding firm. there is some very minor edgewear to cover, please see pics, paypal accepted, any questions please get in touch. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Setanta Books PBFA]
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        Andy Warhol: Portrait of the 70's

      Random House in association with the Whitney Museum of American Art 1979 - Boldly SIGNED without inscription by Andy Warhol on the front endpaper. Published in conjunction with an exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art, November 20, 1979 - January, 27, 1980. The covers have gentle wear with lightly tipped corners, else fine [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Trilby & Co. Books]
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        Fabeln. Übersetzt von W. Morris.

      Hamburg Raamin-Presse 1979 - 22 S. Mit 8 Orig.-Holzstichen von Roswitha Quadflieg. Schwarzer Orig.-Oasenziegenledereinband mit Blindprägung auf Vorder- und Rückdeckel im Pappschuber. Raamin-Presse, X. - Spindler 71/10. Im Druckvermerk von R. Quadflieg eigenh. signiert. Ex. 9/30 (gesamt 150 deutschsprachige) der Vorzugsausgabe. Die komplette Holzstich-Folge liegt zusätzliche lose bei, jedes Blatt von der Künstlerin eigenh. signiert. - Gutes, sauberes Exemplar. Gewicht (Gramm): 1000 [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Müller & Gräff e.K.]
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        South African Bibliography to the Year 1925: Being a Revision and Continuation of Sidney Mendelssohn's "South African Bibliography", 1910 (4volumes)

      UK: Mansell, 1979. Hardcover. Very Good. 8.5" x 11. Quarto. Red cloth with gilt lettering to front board and spine. Volume 1- A-C. 664pp. Volume 2, D-KN. 781pp Volume 3, KD-RA, 784pp Volume 4, RE-Z, 862pp Tight and clean with little sign of wear. Please ask for carriage charges for orders outside the UK.

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        Translation of a Comparative Vocabulary of the Chinese, Corean, and Japanese Languages: To Which is Added The Thousand Character Classic The Chinese and Corean; The Whole Accompanied by Copious Indexes, of all the Chinese and English Words. Occuring in the Work.

      Tokyo: Yushodo. 1979. Printed on Japanese style folded leaves, stab binding presented in a Japanese folding cloth covered case with toggle ties. New introduction booklet with red ribbon ties loosely inserted. A handsome work in excellent condition. This attractive facsimile is said by some authorities to have been adapted by Walter Henry Medhurst under the pseudonym Philo Sinensis. It was first published at the Parapattan Press in Batavia in 1835 [under the supervision of Walter Henry Medhurst]. This adaptation of a Korean classified vocabulary was apparently accomplished without the help of a Korean speaker. The publication from which it was developed was written for Koreans learning Japanese. The adaptation added romanizations of the Japanese and Korean, deduced from Japanese and English lists. (Lust - Western Books on China).Although standard bibliographies such as Lust 'Western Books on China Published up to 1850' state that Philo Sinensis was the pseudonym of Walter Henry Medhurst, ?Philo Sinensis? is usually accepted as the pseudonym used by Carl Gutzlaff at the time and appears in publications such as the Chinese Repository. Its presence is therefore likely to indicate some level of involvement of Carl Gutzlaff. However, most authorities attribute the greater role in the adaptation to Walter Henry Medhurst. Accompanying this copy of the facsimile is a typescript note in English from Nitta Yuji, (founder of Yushodo Booksellers, Tokyo) explaining that he published this facsimile on the occasion of his 70th birthday "in order to share its value to everyone in the scholarly world. It is my hope that this small tribute would be of use." A very fitting contribution to the scholarly world indeed. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 142690).

      [Bookseller: Asia Bookroom]
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        Desert, Marsh and Mountain: The World of a Nomad

      London: Collins, 1979., 1979. Signed First Edition. Quarto, pp.304. Publisher's brown cloth with gilt titles to spine and upper. Original pictorial dustwrapper. Signed by the Author to the title page. One or two minor marks to jacket; near fine. 'Thesiger has assembled the most striking collection ever published of photographs portraying the desert, marshes, mountains and other remote regions where he has travelled.'

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Cascina Nuova.


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        Wisden Cricket Monthly 1979-1989

      4to. 10 volumes bound in brown cloth; magazines in very good condition, some infrequent browning to head of pages. 10 volumes of the Wisden Cricket magazine, with a plethora of historical articles and full colour photographs. This collection includes a first printing of the magazine from June 1979. Well known, often controversial but always relevant. The Wisden Cricket Monthly was a staple for cricket fans until 2003, when it closed to make way for a revamped version of the publication under a different name. This compilation follows the early years of the magazine, whilst also being a useful resource for the sporting historian, or a desirable item for any collector of cricketing memorabilia.

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        Law, Legislation and Liberty: The Political Order of a Free People v. 3: A New Statement of the Liberal Principles of Justice and Political Economy

      Routledge & Kegan Paul PLC, London 1979 - 0710001258 244 pages. Subject and author indexes for all three volumes. "Contains the clearest and most uncompromising exposition of Professor Hayek's political philosopy yet published, in which he analyses and discards modern sociobiological theories of morality and social conduct, demonstrating that man's behaviour pattern has been determined more by custom than by the exercise of reason, and that mind and culture therefore developed concurrently and not successively." - from dust jacket. Minimal light pencil marginalia to contents. Moderate wear to book. Binding tight. Spine sunning and average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Trajanus-Presse, Frankfurt am Main, Germany 1979 - small folio. paper-covered boards, top edge cut, other edges uncut. 39, (3) pages. Text in German and French. Limited to 100 numbered copies. Table of contents, afterword. Edited by Gotthard de Beauclair. Cover illustration and five signed original etchings in text by Willy Meyer-Osburg. Covers lightly soiled. paper-covered boards, top edge cut, other edges uncut [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Helmut Newton: Special Collection 24 Photo Lithos.

      New York: Congreve, 1979 Paperback First edition, only printing. Very Good+ paperback in a dust jacket with light shelf wear, a touch of wear at the crown, and a light bump to one tip; dj glued at the spine, as issued. A nice copy. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Images of nude and/or eroticized women, at poster size. Photographs by Helmut Newton. Unpaginated [48 pages]; 24 full-page b&w plates; 11 x 16 inches. Due to size and/or weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

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        The Book of Jonah, Vellum Copy; David Jones

      London: Clover Hill Editions / Rampant Lions Press, 1979. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. Limited edition of 8 copies (colophon states 10 copies, but the prospectus and Rampant Lions bibliography claim only 8) on vellum of the great reprinting of David Jones's illustrated Book of Jonah. Copy A was kept by the publisher Douglas Cleverdon. This copy, B, went to his friend Major Roger Kinsey of Headcorn Manor in Kent. This set consists of two volumes in a matching green cloth slipcase. Volume one is the vellum edition bound in full green morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, with a wonderful whale motif pressed into the leather cover and set in gold. The volume is fine. The second volume is bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in matching 1/4 morocco over matching dark green cloth. This is a folding case holding 3 sets of the 13 prints, 39 images total. One set is on vellum, one on japon, and one on hand-made paper. Volume two and contents completely fine, as new. The two volumes are, in turn, in a matching green cloth slipcase that has some minor soling (possibly a couple of drops of coffee) on the sides and is a strong VG+, spine looks fine, no bumps, no splits. A beautiful copy. Prospectus (worn) and three letters from Cleverdon laid in. This is a beautiful edition in any format but the vellum is really something special. The presswork for the vellum was done separately from the regular edition, using a more powerful press for a very sharp image, and the vellum is folded over (thus printed on one side only). The effect is dazzling, truly a fine press highspot.

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        Desert, Marsh and Mountain: The World of a Nomad (Signed First)

      Collins 1979 - First edition, first impression, signed to the title page by Wilfred Thesiger. Loosely laid-in are three contemporary clippings, all of which have also been signed by Thesiger: two reviews and a lengthy Observer Magazine feature. 4to, lavishly illustrated with the author’s superb b&w photos. Near Fine+: tight and square binding in sharp brown cloth; bright gilt; minor abrasion to the top corner of the upper board; some toning and a few faint spots to the top-edge of the page block; internally very bright, crisp and clean. The unclipped dustwrapper is Fine: very crisp and clean with tiny rubs to a couple of corners; presented in a removable, archival-quality Brodart protective cover. A superb copy with the distinction of the author’s signature (four times, in all!) and scarce, thus. All orders are sent very carefully wrapped in bubble wrap and sturdy cardboard. Heavy, but extra postage will not be sought for shipping within the United Kingdom (overseas shipping will be at cost). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      [London]: Macmillan, [1979]. - First edition. Fine in fine dust jacket. Second Brother Cadfael historical mystery. In the summer of 1138 ninety-four men who were loyal to Empress Maud were hanged as traitors by King Stephen. Brother Cadfael agrees to bury the dead men. To his surprise, there are ninety-five mens' bodies lined up for burial! The ninety-fifth man has been cruelly strangled, not hanged. With few clues to go on --- a girl dressed in boys' clothing, a missing treasure, and a single broken flower --- Brother Cadfael investigates. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Typescript of Share the Seed: A Farmworkers Anthology

      1979. An apparently unpublished compilation of the voices of the Farmworkers Movement, edited by Rudge, peace activist and poet (who, in her later years, was the poet laureate of Alameda, CA). Signed by Rudge at the end of her foreword to the volume. Perhaps a hundred voices, providing narratives, poems, songs, "documentary," and photographs (in photocopy). Hundreds of pages, assembled photocopies of varying quality, but with many holograph corrections and emendations, in what appears to be the authors' and the editor's hand. Velobound in brown vinyl covers. Several pages are adhered, possibly due to the use of Whiteout. Several pages missed the binding and are thus laid in. Also laid in is the obituary of one of the contributors, as well as several ephemeral pieces from the Movement: a printed Thanksgiving letter from Cesar Chavez, 1969, commemorating the fifth Thanksgiving of the farm workers' struggle; El Malcriado, "The Voice of the Farm Worker" newsletter for both November and December, 1969; The Picket Line, July 18, 1975; "The Children of Delano invite you to meet with Cesar E. Chavez" [1969] -- a one-page legal-size handbill promoting an event sponsored by the UFWOC [United Farm Workers Organizing Committee] Defense Fund Committee. These last two pieces are sunned and folded, otherwise the ephemeral items are near fine, as is the typescript itself. A unique document of one of the major social justice movements of the 1960s and 70s, which touched on contemporary racial issues and anticipated present day issues of immigration, citizenship, and undocumented workers. Here the voices of the people themselves prevail, rather than those of analysts or policy makers. First Edition. No Binding.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Landscapes, Orchid, Bamboo and Flower Paintings

      Taiwan, National Palace Museum, Zhonghua Minguo Taibei : Guo li gu gong bo wu yuan 1979 - Landscapes, Orchid, Bamboo and Flower Paintings by Madame Chiang Kai-Shek (First Lady of China - Soong May-ling). Very scarce first edition. Beautifully produced book bound in traditional Japanese style. Thread sewn binding. Silk covers. The book is contained with a matching silk bound outer folder with 3 sections and bone clasps. The book is in fine condition - looks unread. Contains 24 prints of her paintings produced between 1971 and 1974, most of which have never been published before. Forward page written by Wang Yun-mu, the Chairman of the Administrative Council of the National Palace Museum. Published in Taiwan, 1979. Zhonghua Minguo Taibei : Guo li gu gong bo wu yuan, Minguo 68 (1979). Very large folio size book - 580mm high x 420mm wide. The book and its outer cover are contained in a very large outer folio cardboard cover with a coiled string closure. This is intact but has substantial marking due to water damage (contents inside not affected at all). This is of minor significance as these cardboard outer wraps would often have been discarded in any case. The outer folder measures 580mm high x 420mm wide. Soong May-ling, (or May-ling Soong Chiang) also known as Madame Chiang Kai-Shek was a remarkable and important figure in the history of the Republic of China. She was the First Lady of the Republic of China between 1948 and 1975, married to Generalissimo and President Chiang Kai-Shek. She lived from 1898 to 2003. With her first class education in the USA, and with her resultant excellent English she played an important role in political discussions. She was a politician and involved in charitable causes, as well as an accomplished painter in the traditional Chinese style, and after the death of her husband in 1975, moved from Taiwan back to the USA. Around 1988 to 1990 she did return to Taiwan and tried and become involved in politics again, but this time was unsuccessful, and returned to the USA. She was a beautiful and formidable lady, and has even been nicknamed The Last Empress. More photos on request. Extra postage may be payable - a very large book which can only be sent via Courier delivery. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Harry Seidler: Australian Embassy; Ambassade d’Australie Paris.

      Australia: Horwitz Book Group, 1979. First edition. Quarto, original wrappers as issued. Inscribed by Harry Seidler to Cold War to Henry Kissinger The inscription is on the half-title page and reads "To Dr. and Mrs. Henry Kissinger with Best Wishes, Harry Seidler, Sydney 29 Oct. '81." This volume is an illustrated study of one of Seidler's most prominent building's outside of Australia, the Australian Embassy located near the Eiffel Tower in Paris. In near fine condition. Harry Seidler was one of the most important Australian architects of the latter half of the 20th century and a pioneer of Modernist design in Australia.

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      London:: Chatto & Windus,. 1979.. First UK edition of the author's first book. SIGNED by the author on front endpaper. Fine in dust jacket with sticker shadow to front flap (not affecting any lettering), otherwise fine. .

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        Francis Bacon


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      1979 - 1979. 70X50. Planimetria de Vilacasas grabada de grandes dimensiones con una tirada limitada de 1200 (nº 213). Firmada por el gran artista. Ref Px 2. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        7 Years from Somewhere

      NY: Atheneum. 1979. Signed by the author in full on the title page, and with a full-page inscription from Levine to Peter [Matthiessen] and his wife on the half title, in which Levine describes a film version entitled 7 Years from Long Island, in which he plays a shell fish terrorizing Long Island, kissed by Matthiessen's wife, transformed into a Columbia professor with tenure, but then beaten to death by Peter with his National Book Award. One might consider this a work of short-short fiction by Levine. Spine-sunned; near fine in wrappers. First Edition. Softcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        IL LAZIO.

      Roma 1979 - Splend. ril. in cuoio, impress. in oro zecch., cop. a sbalzo su lamina in bronzo, 5 borchie sul 4° di cop., carta spec., eleg. cof., esempl. n° 108, cm 42x32, pp 276, 175 tavv b/n., 3 piante su doppia pag.

      [Bookseller: EDITORIALE UMBRA SAS]
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        THE WORKS OF PLATO 3 Volume Set

      Franklin Library 1979/81/83, Franklin Center, Pennsylvania - Fine, Accented in 22kt gold, printed on archival paper with gilded edges, smyth sewing & concealed muslin joints. Bound In full leather with hubbed spines. Pristine. A Limited Edition.; Franklin Library the Great Books of the Western World Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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